January 5th, 2012
There’s rarely anything better than a group of friends getting together on the court to enjoy the fun and physical challenge of a great game of basketball. Boys and girls dream early about growing up to be a professional basketball player. They cut their teeth on youth leagues and tirelessly practice jump shots in the family driveway long after the other kids have gone home for the evening.
The… Continue reading
April 15th, 2011
It may not seem like it, but often there are connections, threads that tie people and events together. Take this for instance:
- James Naismith invented the game basketball in Massachsetts in 1891. Later, at the University of Kansas, he coached Phog Allen
April 13th, 2011
Way, way back in December of 1891, physical education teacher James Naismith introduced his class to two peach baskets he had nailed to the lower rail of the balcony at both ends of the gym, 13 rules for a new game, and using a soccer ball, basketball was born.
It’s said Naismith wrote those 13… Continue reading